Grower News

Bailey celebrates brand licensees with national award

Earlier this year, Bailey honored four brand licensee partners for its exceptional work with Bailey Consumer Brands Endless Summer Hydrangeas, First Editions shrubs and trees, and Easy Elegance Roses. "We appreciate each of our partners... more »

Metrolina Greenhouses becomes GlobalG.A.P. Certified

Metrolina Greenhouses is the first ornamentals producer in the U.S. to become GlobalG.A.P. Certified. GlobalG.A.P. is a worldwide brand of smart farm assurance solutions that rigorously audits agriculture, floriculture, aquaculture and compound feed producers against... more »

AFE

Passing of the Torch: AFE research director Dr. Terril Nell retires

A new year at the American Floral Endowment will also bring a new chapter for their research program. Dr. Terril Nell, research director for AAF, is retiring at the end of the month and passing... more »

Van Belle Nursery documentary highlights 50 years of growing

Van Belle Nursery offered its heartfelt thanks to the industry, staff and partners for 50 years in business with a self-produced documentary and Christmas message. Van Belle is a family owned and operated wholesale nursery... more »

Peach Chaenomeles

Proven Winners releases plant list inspired by Pantone Color of the Year

The Pantone Color of the Year is once again a hue rooted in nature, PANTONE 13 1023 Peach Fuzz. Proven Winners has compiled a list of plants that celebrate the 2024 Color of the Year.... more »

Pantone Color of the Year 2024 Peach Fuzz

Peach Fuzz is Pantone’s 2024 Color of the Year

Each year, Pantone selects its Color of the Year. In December 2023, Pantone announced it has selected Peach Fuzz as its 2024 Color of the Year. Pantone describes Peach Fuzz as “a velvety gentle peach... more »

Bloomin’ Easy poised to release its first exclusive perennials in 2024

Bloomin’ Easy has announced that it will release its first exclusive perennials in 2024, starting with Salvia Perpetual Purple this January. Attendees of the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) and Landscape Ontario Congress Trade Show... more »

USDA releases stats, hired workers down and wage rates up

The USDA reported that there were 776,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on the nation's farms and ranches during the week of Oct. 8-14, 2023, down 1% from the October 2022 reference week. AVERAGE... more »